By Rudolf Rocker
‘Rocker’s imaginative and prescient is still as inspiring as whilst it used to be written ... and no much less legitimate as a stimulus to our pondering and our optimistic action.’ Noam Chomsky (from the Preface)
Rudolf Rocker’s vintage survey of anarcho-syndicalism was once written in the course of the Spanish Civil warfare to provide an explanation for to the broader analyzing public the ideology which galvanized the social revolution in Spain. It is still unsurpassed as a normal advent to anarchist concept and an authoritative account of the early background of overseas anarchism by means of one of many movement’s major figures.
The current variation is exclusive in giving a whole facsimile copy of the 1938 variation in addition to the corrected transcript of the epilogue to the Indian version of 1947. It has the addition of a brand new biographical creation via Nicolas Walter, during which he rates from formerly unpublished manuscript sources.
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